Chris O’Dowd, Nick Jr. UK and RTÉjr set sail for Puffin Rock
Broadcasters Nick Jr. UK and RTÉjr have signed-up Puffin Rock, a new animated children’s TV series, featuring narration by Irish actor Chris O’Dowd.
The co-producers of Puffin Rock – Oscar nominated Irish animation studio, Cartoon Saloon, global publisher Penguin, and Northern Irish children’s media company, Dog Ears – are delighted to announce... [Read more of this review]
Audience Award for Moon Man
The lovely audience at the Showcomotion Young People’s Film Festival voted Moon Man the Audience Award of the Festival! We’re delighted (but of course, not surprised)
Thanks to all who voted!
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The Secret of Kells Gets Limited Edition Release of Iconic Prints
Cartoon Saloon has released a set of 16 limited edition prints from its 2010 Academy award-nominated film The Secret of Kells.
These one-of-a-kind, handcrafted prints are gloriously high-resolution, gallery-quality scene illustrations from the critically acclaimed film and draw heavily on the ornate and richly textured Irish medieval art that influenced... [Read more of this review]
How to Draw Brendan from The Secret of Kells
Many thanks to The Irish Times culture website who featured this great article on our guide to drawing Brendan from The Secret of Kells ahead of our workshops at this weekend’s Hay Festival in Kells, Co. Meath, featuring the film’s animation director Fabian Erlinghauser. Check it out here!
Throughout the weekend we will also host... [Read more of this review]
Cartoon Saloon to Animate on The Prophet
Upcoming animation work on the screen adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s iconic book of poetic essays The Prophet has been announced, part of which will be produced by Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon.
The film narrative is directed by Roger Allers (The Lion King), from which individual chapters of Gibran’s book will be directed by internationally renowned... [Read more of this review]
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